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Audrain Automobile Museum, Newport

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Located in Newport, Rhode Island, the Audrain Automobile Museum has a mission to preserve and present automotive history while connecting and engaging with other non-profits and the community as a whole. Established in 2014, the Museum transformed the historic Audrain Building into a captivating display floor, fit specifically for our cultural needs. The Museum has access to collections with of over 300 cars, allowing for three fresh and unique exhibits per year. Ranging from Brass Era pre-War cars to Supercars of the 2000s, the Museum is dedicated to entertaining all generations and stylistic preferences.

America’s love affair with automobiles is intrinsic and Newport’s role is essential. The Museum engages and educates the Aquidneck Island community through car events and other nonprofit activities to further its position within automotive history. As the Museum continues to grow, so does its status as a must stop destination for both car enthusiasts and Newport visitors alike!
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  • Unlike other automobile museums enabling a stroll through hundreds of cars, only a small portion of the collection is displayed at a given time. This allows everyone to take their time and appreciate....  more »
  • What a terrific gem of a museum! Just down the street from the International Tennis Hall of Fame, the Audrain Auto Museum may not be physically large, but its quality is outstanding. We saw the...  more »
  • had an outstanding time. saw some beautiful models they have in their exhibit. wanted to drive one right outta there so bad lol. one day :)
  • Outstanding display of automobiles from 1899 to 1935. Each car is a standout example of you to type and era. The museum building is spotless and beautiful. The staff are extremely warm, friendly, and inviting. As a result, I became a member even though I live an hour and a half drive away. Looking forward to the next display which should go up in early July.

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